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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
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Description: The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.

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Cute Koala's

Koala's are kept in area's of hospital. they are still in their own habitat. Gum tree's for them. The hospital has koala's with injuries or illnesses. They are well looked after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Newcastle NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Koala's are kept in area's of hospital. they are still in their own habitat. Gum tree's for them. The hospital has koala's with injuries or illnesses. They are well looked after as they need extra care. You learn about each koala life. Great place to visit.

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wow, what a labour of love. It is very obvious that the hundreds of volunteers have a deep love for Koala's and the desire to secure a healthy future for these amazing marsupials. If you are anywhere in the region of Port Macquarie, make the time to stop and see how love, dedication and enthusiasm can bring injured and ill... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We saw the hospital after tracking the hello koalas art. What great work they are doing here and we were so lucky to see a koala awake munching on leaves. This is a great place for children to visit and also international travellers. make sure you sign the visitors book as they get grants for how many people are interested... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Mainly set up by volunteers the Koala Hospital is an interesting place to learn about the animals since you can see them close. Of course since it is a hospital, they're not in top from... but where else would you get the opportunity to see a sick koala treated (through glas windows), and maybe getting better. The gold coin donation... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Koala Hospital is close to Port Macquarie centre, easy access, good parking. It is run by enthusiastic volunteers who are keen to tell visitors all about their koala patients and the heart-warming stories about them. There is a good coffee shop nearby at Roto House, the local HQ of NP & Wildlife.

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Chipping Norton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

These people are dedicated and they work tirelessly to look after the Koalas that are sick or have been left when their parents have been killed in accidents, this is a wonderful cause and they need all the donations that they can get to carry on their wonderful work

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited the Koala Hospital in Port McQuarie during our stay. We made sure to be on time for one of the guided tours. The Koala Hospital runs completely on volunteers and donations. The guide was very friendly and loved talking about the Koala's and the work they do. There is a little shop where you can buy Koala related... More 

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Laguna Niguel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was a great little find in Port McQuarrie, we went in the morning on our way out of town. It was quaint and free of charge, even had a little snack bar on premisies. I highly recommend it if you are nearby.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was a great place to learn about Koalas and their conservation. There's no hugging bears here as they aim to return any Koalas that they can to the wild, which was refreshing. The staff were very knowledgeable and answered all my questions about Koalas. Fun and educational but some sad stories of how people cause destruction and suffering for... More 

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Manly, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We loved the Koala Hospital!!! We have never taken the kids to a zoo or koala park as we don't find it right that animals can be exploited for our pleasure. So it was really nice to go to a place we knew was doing something amazing, saving all these poor koalas in need. Great to know our money (entry... More 

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